Basketball (M)

Men's Basketball holds off Newberry

NEWBERRY, SC -- Catawba College hit seven first half three-pointers and held Newberry to 31% shooting in the second half and defeated Newberry 84-70 in South Atlantic Conference men's basketball action on Saturday afternoon at Eleazer Gym. It marks the seventh straight win for Catawba, who improves to 14-2 overall and 5-0 in the SAC. Newberry falls to 2-14 and 0-5.Newberry had the hot hand early, leading 22-17 midway through the half. Catawba then heated up, nailing five three-pointers, three by Britt Jernigan (Albemarle, NC), to take a 32-28 edge with just over six minutes in the half. Jernigan added his fourth three of the half to push the margin to 39-30 with 4:33 remaining. Catawba led 42-36 at the break and led 49-39 after a three-point play by Brian Carter (Alexandria, VA) with 16:10 to go. Trailing by ten, Zeb Reid hit consecutive three-pointers to give Newberry its eighth straigh point to trim the deficit to 61-57 at the 9:24 mark. Catawba ended the run as Newberry was slow coming to the court after a media time out and Carter recorded an uncontested dunk. Newberry trailed only 70-65 with five minutes left, but Catawba got two free throws and a layup by Kevin Petty (Sanford, NC), followed by a pair of free throws by Alex Luyk (Madrid, SPAIN) to grab a 76-65 edge f-6 free throws in the final two minutes to stay in front. Petty led Catawba, scoring 24 points with seven rebounds and seven assists. Carter added 16 points, while Jernigan knocked down a career-high 13 points. Jernigan hit on all four of his three-point attempts in the first half. Alex Fair led Newberry with 24 points, while Theron Chandler had 12 points and 16 rebounds. #######

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12
September 2

Volleyball vs. Lander 0-3

Volleyball vs. USC Aiken 1-3

3
September 3

Cross Country CHICK-FIL-A XC INVITATIONAL M-3rd;W-3rd

Volleyball vs. Augusta 3-1

Football @ West Georgia 3-23

Volleyball vs. Francis Marion 1-3

4
September 4

Soccer (M) @ Pfeiffer 2-4

5
September 5

Golf (W) @ Cutter Creek Inv. (Cutter Creek GC) 8th of 11

Soccer (W) @ Flagler 2-3

6
September 6

Golf (W) @ Cutter Creek Inv. (Cutter Creek GC) 8th of 11

Volleyball @ Lenoir-Rhyne 3-2

7
September 7

Soccer (M) @ Mount Olive 2-1

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September 9

Volleyball @ Brevard 2-3

10
September 10

Soccer (W) @ Belmont Abbey 2-2

Football vs. WINSTON-SALEM ST. 17-23

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September 12

Golf (W) @ Anderson Inv. (Cobbs Glen GC) 7th of 9

Golf (M) @ Anderson Inv. (Cobbs Glen GC) 1st of 10

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September 13

Golf (W) @ Anderson Inv. (Cobbs Glen GC) 7th of 9

Golf (M) @ Anderson Inv. (Cobbs Glen GC) 1st of 10

Volleyball vs. QUEENS 2-3

14
September 14

Soccer (W) vs. NEWBERRY 3-0

Soccer (M) vs. NEWBERRY 2-1

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September 17

Cross Country @ Winthrop/adidas Invitational W-2nd;M-3rd

Football vs. CARSON-NEWMAN (FW) 40-20

Soccer (W) @ Mars Hill 5-0

Soccer (M) @ Mars Hill 1-3

Volleyball vs. WINGATE 0-3

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September 19

Golf (M) @ Queens Collegiate (Irish Creek CC) 7th of 12

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September 20

Golf (M) @ Queens Collegiate (Irish Creek CC) 7th of 12

Tennis (M) vs. BELMONT ABBEY 4-5

Tennis (W) vs. BELMONT ABBEY 5-4

Volleyball vs. COKER 3-0

21
September 21

Soccer (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 3-2

Soccer (M) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 0-3

22
September 22

Tennis (M) @ Pfeiffer 6-3

23
September 23

Volleyball vs. MARS HILL 3-1

24
September 24

Golf (W) @ Lady Brave Inv. (Old South GC) 17th of 18

Football @ Wingate 48-26

Volleyball @ Tusculum 0-3

Soccer (W) vs. COKER 4-0

Soccer (M) vs. COKER 5-1

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September 25

Golf (W) @ Lady Brave Inv. (Old South GC) 17th of 18

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September 26

Golf (M) @ TC Fall Classic (Link Hill CC) 

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September 27

Golf (M) @ TC Fall Classic (Link Hill CC) 

Volleyball vs. PFEIFFER 7 p.m.

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September 28

Tennis (W) @ Pfeiffer 2 p.m.

Soccer (W) vs. PFEIFFER 7 p.m.

Soccer (M) @ UNC Pembroke 7 p.m.

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September 30

Volleyball @ Lincoln Memorial 7 p.m.

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